Freedom Now For Tel Rumeida and Shuhada Street
Dismantle the Ghetto--Take the Settlers Out of Hebron
Posted on 13 April 2017 as part of The Monthly Humanitarian Bulletin | March 2017
...The coercive environment generated by access restrictions, along with systematic harassment by Israeli settlers, has resulted in the forcible transfer of thousands of Palestinians and the deterioration of the living conditions of those who remain. A recent survey indicates that a third of Palestinian homes in the restricted area (1,105 housing units) are currently abandoned. Over 500 commercial establishments have been shut down by military order and at least 1,100 others have been closed by their owners because of closures and restricted access for customers and suppliers.
Palestinians in Tel Rumeida neighbourhood and Al Shuhada Street at risk of forcible transfer ...
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This Incident Report contains data collected over the last quarter, January through to March 2017 . The report is broken down into five main sections: Children Under Occupation, Adults Under Occupation, Checkpoint Activity, Settlers in Al-Khalil/Hebron and Human Rights Observers.
The information provided is the documentation of each instance of a human rights violation by the Israeli military and Israeli settlers, witnessed by CPT, ISM or through direct accounts recorded by them. These violations took place in two different areas within Hebron: i. H1: Under the control of the Palestinian Authority and home to approximately 120,000 Palestinians. ii. H2: Under Israeli Military control due to the proximity of illegal Israeli settlements to Palestinian neighbourhoods. This is home to approximately 37,000 Palestinians and 600 Israeli settlers. READ ON...